EducationUSA Weekly Update, #335. July 1, 2013

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EducationUSA Weekly Update, #335. July 1, 2013

  1. 1. Issue #335 July 1st, 2013 I. Financial Aid UG: Northwest Missouri State University Achievement Scholarship UG: Roger Williams University Merit-Based Scholarships UG: Western New England Merit-Based Scholarships UG: University of Montana Scholarships for New Freshman and Transfer Students UG: Sierra College Scholarships for Transfer Students UG/Grad/Postgrad: Johnson & Wales University Merit-Based Scholarships II. Campus News • Brevard Community College Adds More Degrees in Fast-Growing Job Fields • Columbus State University to Launch New Master's Degree Programs NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP Northwest Missouri State University has been offering students a dynamic learning environment for over 100 years. Through energetic lectures and hands-on experience our faculty and staff produce successful graduates. Located close to major research universities (Lawrence, Kansas and Lincoln, Nebraska) and surrounded by major Midwestern cities (Kansas City, Omaha, and Des Moines) students benefit from a 95% placement rate. We invite you to Northwest Missouri State University to experience our continual focus on your success. This award will represent the value of the difference in price between in-state and out-of-state tuition. It is equivalent to approximately $5,700 during your first year based on 28 credit hours (the scholarship total will vary based on credit hours taken). The scholarship is renewable the second year if a student completes 24 unique credit hours (superseded credit hours do not count twice) with a 3.0 GPA. If a student does not maintain continuous enrollment they will lose their waiver. All students entering on NIAS funds will receive an extensive session on how to maintain funding for their entire degree. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/10Tro3O ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS Roger Williams University is an independent, coeducational liberal arts university. A dynamic educational environment in which students live and learn to be global citizens, the University is committed to its mantra of learning to bridge the world. Roger Williams University strives to recognize students with superior academic achievement through the awarding of merit scholarships. The RWU International Scholarship is a limited, merit- based scholarship for international students. RWU International Scholarships average $10,000 and will be awarded to the top international applicants who are considered to be above-average students in their secondary school. All international students will be considered for merit-based scholarships through their admissions application. No separate application is necessary. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/111m7EH
  2. 2. WESTERN NEW ENGLAND MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS Western New England University is a small, private school offering programs through our Colleges of Business, Engineering, and Arts & Sciences. In order to provide international students with the opportunity to experience all that we offer, freshman and transfer students are eligible for our international student scholarship. Western New England University offers an excellent private college education at an affordable tuition. Undergraduate International Student Scholarships ranging from $9,000 to $14,000 are awarded to students with outstanding academic records. These are only partial scholarships, and they are offered to a limited number of students. International students must be able to finance their tuition, housing, travel, and personal expenses. As part of the application process, students must provide a letter from their bank and an Affidavit of Support to certify that sufficient funds are available. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/12uvxPc UNIVERSITY OF MONTANA SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NEW FRESHMAN AND TRANSFER STUDENTS Nestled in the heart of western Montana’s stunning natural landscape, the University of Montana is a place where top-tier students, educators and researchers from across the country and around the globe come and thrive. UM is located in Missoula, Montana’s second-largest city with a population of 80,000 residents. The University draws a diverse population to Missoula and helps cultivate an educated, engaged and vibrant community. The University of Montana Scholarship Program draws together many endowed scholarships and donations to be awarded to new international freshman and transfer students. Students only need to apply for admission to the University of Montana to be considered for the scholarships. A scholarship committee matches academically qualified applicants with the scholarship that best fits them. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/WrWspC SIERRA COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS Sierra College is located in the foothills of the beautiful Sierra Nevada nountains of northern California. A large number of our students transfer to the University of California and California State University systems attending schools such as UC Berkeley, UCLA, and UC Santa Barbara. The college is in a safe family environment and provides on-campus housing and homestay opportunities. Sierra College offers more than 70 associate degree programs, including business, communication studies, computer science, engineering, marketing, and many more. Sierra College offers scholarships that are specifically targeted to students planning on transferring to a four-year school. Many of our international students receive these awards. These scholarships offer a wonderful opportunity and are good value as yearly tuition at Sierra College is $5,000. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/ZYo4nI
  3. 3. JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS At Johnson & Wales University, we prepare you for success, both personal and professional. Since 1914, our unique approach of combining academics and practical skills with relevant work experiences and community service has made JWU a recognized leader in career education. Our undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business, hospitality, culinary arts, technology, and education are career-focused, to provide you with the knowledge and skills that employers have identified as necessary for career success Industry-experienced faculty who bring real-life knowledge, hands-on learning, and networking opportunities into small classroom settings. International students may be eligible for merit-based academic scholarships, ranging from $1,000-$5000. These scholarships are awarded during the application and credential evaluation stage, and may be renewable for up to four years. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/111kWVJ BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE ADDS MORE DEGREES IN FAST- GROWING JOB FIELDS Brevard Community College will begin offering six new Associate Degrees and certificate programs in 2014 in the fast-growth fields of aviation and health care. These are the new Associate Degree and certificate programs: Associate of Science Degree as an Aircraft Airframe and Power-plant Mechanic, Associate of Science Degree in Respiratory Therapy, Associate of Science Degree as a Physical Therapy Assistant, Associate of Science Degree as an Occupational Therapy Assistant, Post-Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate as a Machinist in Advanced Manufacturing, and Post-Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/127lpVi COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY TO LAUNCH NEW MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMS Columbus State University will launch two master's degree programs this fall: a Master of Education in teacher leadership and a Master of Public Safety Administration. The M.Ed. program is designed for certified educators who want to keep teaching while extending their influence beyond their classrooms. The Master of Public Safety Administration program, taught at CSU's Command College, is designed for law enforcement and other public safety professionals who are looking for career advancement opportunities. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/15nQczl Contact an EducationUSA adviser near you for guidance on finding and applying to an accredited U.S. college or university. EducationUSA.state.gov (Note: students must apply for financial aid directly with the institution listed) An archive of these and other past financial aid and news announcements is available at EducationUSA.info/financial-aid EducationUSA would like to thank all the institutions, foundations, and other organizations which so generously provide the financial aid and news information contained herein.

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